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American Librarians Mag: Librarians in the Digital Age

( – ALA President and President-Elect weigh in on controversial Wall Street Journal Op-Ed

Reading online on Webbing Wednesdays at Turnbull Library

Reading online on Webbing Wednesdays at Turnbull Library

American Library Association (ALA) President Sari Feldman joined forces with ALA President-Elect Julie Todaro to pen a defensible rebuttal to *Wall Street Journal contributor Steve Barker who referred to professional librarians as a “dying breed” in the face of current technologies. In fact, Feldman and Todaro insist that communities need engaged and digitally literate library professionals more than ever before! Read: Librarians in the Digital Age – A response to the Wall Street Journal column

*NOTE: Full text of Barker’s article at available only to paid subscribers.


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The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) was established in 2010 as a public corporation; it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority. viNGN was funded primarily from an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant made by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) as part of a federal program to improve the broadband capacity in the United States, its territories, and the District of Columbia. The program is called the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP). For more information regarding viNGN, call (340) 715-8581, or visit


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